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Friday Evening @ Van Gogh Museum

Enjoy a museum in completely different style: come visit one of the Friday Evenings @ the Van Gogh museum. The museum will be opened till 22.00 and there are free guided tours. Had enough of the artsy fartsy stuff? Order your cocktail and dance on the DJ-provided tunes. Entrance fee: 15 euro (free with museumjaarkaart)….
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Swimming Flevoparkbad (only 1 euro)

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Care for a swim to cool off a bit? Enjoy a day at the Flevoparkbad for only 1 euro & get to know one of the best outdoor swimming pools of Amsterdam! Opening hours: 10.00 – 17.30 (entrance till 17.00) When the temperature is above 25 ºC, the pool will close at 19.00. More info….
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Photo Exhibition ‘Gender Free Zone’

Photographer Petra van Velzen is exploring gender diversity in her exhibition ‘Gender Free Zone’. Her pictures and movies show men and women during their gender transition. Van Velzen believes gender is a continuum and not merely divided into ‘man’ and ‘woman’. Location: ABC Treehouse Voetboogstraat 11 Admission: free of charge 30th of July till 1st…
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For The Music-Lover: Paradiso

Paradiso is one of the best places in Amsterdam to go listen and enjoy some good music. Since 1968 this former church offers a place for many starting bands and singers to play their music. They have a big room (‘grote zaal’, the main hall of the former church) and a small room (‘kleine zaal’)…
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Out of town: Broek in Waterland

Tired of the hustle-bustle of the city of Amsterdam? There’s so much to explore just outside the city, like the small, but lovely Broek in Waterland. This picturesque village lies only 10 kilometers north of Amsterdam and can easily reached by public transport in less than 25 minutes. In the 17th and 18th century, Broek…
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Out Of Town: Shrimp Fishing Den Oever

Get on a boat with Dutch fishermen and see how they catch shrimps! During the boat tour you can catch a glimpse of the lovely North Sea seals. Don’t forget to peal & eat your own shrimps.     11.00 on the 27th of July Admission fee: 12,50 euro Oostkade 3 1779 GV Den Oever…
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Vondelpark Open Air Theater

Each summer the open air podium in the Vondelpark hosts music, cabaret, dance and more. From the beginning of May until the second week of September each weekend the program is filled with great performances. Roughly the weekly program will be: Friday evening: music & dance Saturday afternoon: music Saturday night: cabaret Sunday afternoon: first…
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Photography Exhibition: Homosexuality in Senegal

On July 25th an intriguing exposition will open in the Melkweg Gallery: ‘Dans le Milieu’ by photographer Ernst Coppejans. Coppejans visited Senegal for his work as product designer but, being gay, he never felt he could be himself there. In Senegal all forms of homosexuality are punishable. He went back and made a serie of…
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Rent A Boat @ Sloterplas

The Sloterplas is an artifical lake, mainly used for watersports, swimming & recreation, situated in Nieuw West. It used to be a natural lake (Slotermeer) untill it was drained in 1644. It became a polder (sloterdijkermeerpolder). In 1948 the city decided to use the polders sand for the realisation of the Westelijke Tuinsteden, so they…
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Visit The Hollandsche Manege

The Hollandsche Manege, built in 1882 to entertain the rich & royals of Amsterdam, is one of the city’s most lovely hidden gems. It was modeled after a Spanish riding school in Vienna and it almost hasn’t  changed ever since. It’s a beautiful, special place to grab a coffee, whilst watching the Dutch amazones-to-be. There’s…
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